The team is banking heavily on the return of coach Dante Scarnecchia who was retired for two years. The health of this group is a big question mark
Another player to watch who can possibly vie for starting reps outside in 2016 is 2nd-year corner Darryl Roberts.
Growing up in Baltimore, Cyrus Jones was a Ravens fan stating that “anytime we played the Patriots, I definitely was scared of Tom Brady.”
Ridgeway turned heads at his Pro Day by running the 20-yard short-shuttle in 4.69 seconds and the 3-Cone Drill in 7.33 which for a big man of his size is pretty impressive.
That shows his versatility, besides filling in for Jones at defensive end, he can play either the SAM or WILL linebacker positions and is a core special teamer. He sprung Danny Amendola for a big punt return against the Chiefs.
“It’s a craft,” Brown said of playing corner. “You gotta be able to study and be a student of the game. It’s not just about athletic ability anymore.
In the second preseason game against New Orleans he was targeted nine times and caught eight for 68 yards. Then came the injury.
Between the regular season and playoffs of 2014, LaFell caught 87 passes for 1072 yards and nine touchdowns.
Brady led the NFL in touchdown passes with 36 with only 7 INTs and had a passer rating of 102.2. He also led the league in touchdown to interceptions ratio with 5.1.
The Patriots activated rookie UDFA Chris Harper off of the PS on Tuesday. As a WR/KR he’lll have a nice opportunity to garner himself some playing time
The Patriots trade for DL Akiem Hicks was a good one. He brings depth to the interior DL and has the opportunity to be a nice role player on the front seven
The Steelers have already publicly stated their defensive gameplan on Thursday night was to jam Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski. It may be easier said than done
Dion Lewis and Trey Flowers won’t be the biggest names on the Patriots in 2015, but they have the ability to become key cogs in the team’s success this year
The Brady case showed a fatal flaw in the NFL’s “independent” investigative process. Too much power rests with the commissioner who abused it in this case
The Patriots released 11 players plus placed WR Brandon LaFell on PUP which brings them to their initial 53-man roster. Expect plenty of changes to come